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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

Freeman whomped by Medical Lake

Final regular season win underscores depth of Cardinal pride


February 7, 2019

Lee Hughes

Photo by Lee Hughes Senior Casey "Whomper" McLachman enjoys the sweet taste of victory after sinking the final basket in the Cardinal boys 56-45 victory over the Freeman Scotties at home Thursday, Jan. 31. The win earned Medical Lake a fifth seed in the District 7 playoffs.

It was a tough fight from tip-off to the final buzzer when the Medical Lake boys B-ball squad (5-7, 7-13) took on the Freeman Scotties (6-6, 9-11) on their home court in the final regular season game of the year. But the Cards had something to prove coming off two back-to-back losses in as many weeks.

Samuel Gollhehon sank the games first field goal, but the Scotties answered back with a 3-pointer in the first minutes of the game. The game remained tied until a Cards rally late in the first period saw them pull away after a seven point Alex Stith shooting bonanza to enter the second quarter...

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